Deschutes Brewery & Public House | Portland, Oregon
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Deschutes Brewery & Public House
Excellent based on 121 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

210 NW 11th Ave.
Portland, Oregon United States 97209 [ print map ]
503 296 4906 | twitter

Hours: 11am - 11p Sun-Wed, 11am-12am Thur-Sat

Mayor: BrewGoblin (5) | Taps: 18 | Bottles: 8

Deschutes Brewery & Public House

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Beer Available At Deschutes Brewery & Public House (arranged by most recent)
Deschutes Jubel 2015 98, Deschutes Inversion IPA 93, Deschutes Grateful Deaf CDA , Deschutes Chucklehead (2015 Symposium Ale) , Deschutes Winter Harvest Farmhouse Ale , Deschutes Twilight Ale 65, Deschutes Mirror Mirror Barleywine 99, Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 98, Deschutes The Eyes Have It , Deschutes Meridian Piquant , Deschutes Jubelale 95, Deschutes Mirror Pond Pale Ale 88, Deschutes Obsidian Stout 99, Deschutes Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale 95, Deschutes Zarabanda 91, Deschutes Dissociator Doppelbock , Deschutes Black Butte XXIII 99, Deschutes Pinedrops IPA 93, Deschutes Fruit Stripe NWPA , Deschutes Desert Heat
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121 reviews for Deschutes Brewery & Public House
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  76%
 Selection  78%
 Food  78%
 Value  71%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
raphael  (51) Portland, Oregon | August 4, 2013
Am a big fan of Deschutes crews--theyíve been so good for so long and continue to brew new and excellent ales. They tried to make this place feel mountain lodge-y but such a big room so full and noisy. Only thieir own beers but they cover such a range with consistent high quality thereís a lot to like. Higher range pub grub (& the price to go with it.) Friendly and informed staff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
JoeTheYounger  (49) Lake Arrowhead, California | July 8, 2010
Great location in downtown Portland. Great food, great brews, decent prices. One of the better places to go in my opinion when in Portland.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
flyer50  (48) Seattle, Washington | November 1, 2010
Too slick and touristy for me. Beer menu not overwhelming- typical Deschutes stuff with one or two seasonals. Had good food here- mussels, fries, salad all done very well. Good service at the bar.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
trampdaddy  (43) California | April 27, 2010
busy place we had come back to this one it was packed when we went by the first time. on our return we got a table and a sampler of the beer the beer was good your normal selection of beers PA Heff same old fair
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Salmoniform  (43) Sweet Home, Oregon | May 5, 2014
This place is amazing. Beautiful woodwork and phenomenal service. Great limited brews on tap & in bottle. Food was fantastic. One of my favorite places that Iíve been !
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beardface  (37) Eugene, Oregon | May 9, 2009
Itís nice to finally have a Deschutes brewpub in Portland, so that itís a little bit easier to get all their tap only releases since I donít really have much occasion to go to Bend. As has been pointed out previously, itís very evident that a lot of time and money went into the atmosphere of this pub, the building itself is beautiful and actually has a fairly cozy feel relative to its size. The vast variety of tap only selections is really nice, with some stuff I sampled here including Super Jubel, Maple Gold, Crystal Peak Porter and the always delicious Hop Henge. Sadly, the service is fairly subpar, it took quite some time to get our beers when I was in there, and there was a mixup on one of the orders. This could very well be due to how busy it was on a sunday afternoon though, so Iíll cut them a little slack.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
hogfodder  (34) Seattle, Washington | May 19, 2008
In a word, stunning. A virtual Oregon Beer Museum. I would give a 10 for ambiance if I could. Whether you are a local or a visitor, this should absolutely be on your must-visit list. First let me cut to the chase: this is more about the place and less about the beer. I was torn on what to rate them for selection because, well, itís all Deschutes. Which is fine, but I thought they might have more of their specialty stuff lying around. They had probably 12 taps. They did have their new (very highly rated) XX Porter flowing. That was a real treat. But not even a drop double IPA, which would have been nice. Everything else was pretty standard, but good. Bottom line: you need to come here and just SEE it. Amazing. Also, the food was some of the best pub grub Iíve ever had and prices were quite reasonable, unlike say Pike Brewery in Seattle. Probably one of the best Reuben sandwiches Iíve ever had, and Iím a freak for Reubens. Service was OK, but not special. Because the place is so big, it has a big staff and does high volumes. So my guess is it will be hard to get really good personalized service, especially if you want to get any juicy tidbits of info about the beers. One of the quirky things hereóIím curious to see how long this lastsóis a small copper chute that comes out of the wall about 9í above the back bar. Its purpose? You are supposed to throw tip money at it (coins). If you hit the chute, it funnels down and comes back out into a spittoon, the bar tip jar. I saw people throw coins from 20í away. Itís all fun until someone loses an eye.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jlulensk  (33) san jose, California | September 7, 2014
Awesome stop in portland. Typical brewpub but more polished and with a sweet copper brewing facility within. Most of their food incorporates their beer in some form or fashion. All their beers in tap and a couple bonus ones that are unique to the brewpub.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Newk  (32) , | July 10, 2012
The only "drag" on the atmosphere here is that it can get extremely packed at night. It almost doesnít matter the night, there will generally be a good sized crowd at deschutes after 7pm. Even with the crowds that will happen, Deschutes is well worth going to. They have a good amount of their own taps available at any time. It is usually never a problem getting a hold of a bartender when needed. The food is very good. You can get a lot of different things off their food menu and Iíve yet to have something bad. Deschutes is pretty much in my do-not-miss places when Iím in Portland.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
tmrmwel  (31) Bergen, Norway | August 29, 2013
Enormous brewpub, that still seems to be packed with people most of the time. Thereís a kind of an American cabin feel to the interior, that is still very slick and refined. Has a nice range of taps and bottles, but nothing too surprising or extraordinary. Food is quite good. Service is ok, but mostly makes one feel as yet a number in the never ending line. Not one of the musts in PDX, but by no means a place to avoid. Decent value.

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